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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: humblebrag /ˈhʌmb(ə)lˌbræɡ/ 
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  1. a statement on social media in which you pretend to be modest but which you are really using as a way of telling people about your success or achievements

    It's not just celebrities minor to major filling up bandwidth with humblebrags – we're all prone to it.

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humblebrag

 British English pronunciation: humblebrag  verb [intransitive]

humblebragger

 British English pronunciation: humblebragger  noun [countable]

humblebragging

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Whatever its causes or context, humblebragging is a testament to the amount of ardor and subterfuge people bring to the craft of self-promotion.

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